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Acorn Squash

The average acorn squash weighs between one and three pounds. Acorn squash is a member of the winter squash family. It has thick ridges and is also known as pepper squash. Most aco...

Anise

Commonly known in its raw form as fennel, anise has a very pale, almost white bulb with superimposed stalks. These stalks have feathery green leaves. The entire vegetable is edible...

Apples

Apples mature in late summer or autumn. Many varieties exist with a wide range of sizes but most growers produce apples that are seven to 8 centimeters in diameter. The skin of rip...

Arugula

Arugula consists of vibrant green leaves attached to a pale, creamy, green-hued stem. The leaves can be harvested when fully mature, or when they are younger and have a milder flav...

Asparagus

Asparagus has pale green stalks with knobby scales and cruciferous-tree shaped tips. It is usually firm in texture and has a grassy, nutty flavor. Asparagus stems are known as spea...